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Tuesday, June 1, 2010 • Volume 12, Issue 22

Duke GME Innovation Funds Project The following departmental members successfully applied for grants from the Duke Graduate Medical Education Innovation Funds project. Each year the institution provides funding for creative educational projects that meet the needs of trainees and program leadership. Multidepartment, collaborative projects receive the highest priority. Congratulations to our faculty who competed successfully for the funding! Facilitator Training for Human Simulation ($50,460) Investigators: Jeffrey Taekman, MD and Cathy Kuhn, MD GME Coordinator Professional Development ($280,062) Cathy Kuhn, MD, Sarah Stahmer, MD, Patrick Buckley, MD A Collaborative, Multi-departmental Training Program in Critical Care Echocardiography ($101,635) Christopher Young, MD, David McDonagh, MD, and Christopher Cox, MD

New Departmental Research Publication Mackensen GB, Swaminathan M, Mathew JP. PRO: Three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography is a major advance for intraoperative clinical management of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg 2010;110:1574-1578.

VPN Users - Convert to New Client by June, 30, 2010 The legacy VPN client software used to remotely access the Duke Medicine Network will be discontinued July 1, 2010. The new VPN client software has been tested with many groups and is ready for all VPN users to migrate immediately. A large number of users (~175) have been concurrently using the new client in production for up to six months. Using the AnyConnect SSL VPN Environment, follow the steps below, in order to access the Duke Medicine network using the new AnyConnect SSL VPN: 1. Login to your computer 2. Open a browser and go to the following URL: https://vpn.duhs.duke.edu 3. Login to the AnyConnect VPN web interface with your DHE credentials 4. Install the client as requested 5. Connect to VPN with the new “AnyConnect” client.

After you have installed the AnyConnect client, you may launch it directly and connect to the Duke Medicine network, or you may go back to https://vpn.duhs.duke.edu and the AnyConnect web interface will launch the client for you.

Comings and Goings in the Department Please welcome the following new employees to the department: Matthew Harrold, Non-Duke Student/Intern - Start Date: May 17 Lisa Mangum, Grants & Contracts Assistant - Start Date: June 1 Okoronowo Ogan, Duke Health Raleigh, Assistant Professor - Start Date: June 1. The following employees transferred to another department within Duke:

Department of Anesthesiology Research Conference

Xiong Yuan, Clinical Trials Assistant II - Transferred: May 10 Meredith Metcalf, Research Technician II - Transferred: May 10

Monday, June 14, 2010 5-6 pm in 5685-HAFS

We wish a fond farewell and good luck to Alessia Lucignano, Lab Assistant who has terminated their employment with the department. Her last day was May 12.

Guest Speaker: Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD

June 1 - 6 Birthday Wishes

Professor of Computational Neuroscience and Health Sciences and Technology Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences MIT-Harvard Division of Health Science and Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia Harvard Medical School Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital

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Natalie Clarke

Dr. Lesco Rogers

Wayne Gerth

James Temo

John Pierce Note: If you do not want your name listed here, please send a removal notice to keith010@mc.duke.edu.

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This Month in the Department of Anesthesiology June 2010 MONDAY

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5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS CT Conference: “Systemic Hypoxemia: Diagnoses & Transcatheter Therapies” - John Rhodes, MD

6:15-7:15 a.m., 5685-HAFS CT Anesthesia Fellow/Faculty Preceptor Seminar: “Utility of TEE Compared to Other Modalities” - Willem Lombard, MD

7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Journal Club

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: Part 1: “Intraoperative Data and Notes Collection Template for Liver & Intestinal Small Bowel Transplant” - Kerri Wahl, MD Part 2: “IVC Clamping & Reperfusion Simulator Scenario” - Jeff Taekman, MD

4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Pediatric Conference

6:30 a.m., SEARLE CENTER Resident Conference Lecture: “Evidence-Based Medicine: Cautions, Caveats, & Statistics” - Heather Frederick, MD 7:15 a.m., SEARLE CENTER Grand Rounds: “Adenosine: Not Just for SVT” - Nicole Guinn, MD

IRB Deadline: Submit 1 original and 3 copies to Dr. Gan’s office by 5 p.m. 7

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7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Conference

5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS CT Conference

7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Journal Club

2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: “Perioperative Management of Patients with Presumed Obstructive Sleep Apnea” - Bhargavi Gali, MD

6:15-7:15 a.m., 5685-HAFS CT Anesthesia Fellow/Faculty Preceptor Seminar

5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS Faculty Meeting

6:30 a.m., SEARLE CENTER Resident Conference Lecture: “Pacemakers/AICDs” - Tim Miller, MD 7:15 a.m., SEARLE CENTER Grand Rounds: “Safer Perioperative Care: Can We Talk?” - Jonathan Mark, MD

4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Pediatric Conference 5-6 p.m., 7683A-HAFS Resident Education Session: “Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics” - Mark Stafford Smith, MD

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7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Conference

5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS CT Conference

7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Journal Club

2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: “TBA” - Brian Colin, MD, CA2

6:15-7:15 a.m., 5685-HAFS CT Anesthesia Fellow/Faculty Preceptor Seminar

IRB Deadline: Submit 1 original and 3 copies to Dr. Gan’s office by 5 p.m.

6:30 a.m., SEARLE CENTER Resident Conference Lecture: “Electrical Safety, Alarms & Other OR Stuff” - Richard Moon, MD

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4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Pediatric Conference 5-6 p.m., 7683A-HAFS Resident Education Session: M&M

7:15 a.m., SEARLE CENTER Grand Rounds: “Patient Safety & Work Life Balance: The Double Edged Sword” - J. Bryan Sexton, PhD

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7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Conference

5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS CT Conference

7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Journal Club

2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: “POSU Update & Faculty Nuts & Bolts Meeting” - Ronald Olson, MD & Richard Moon, MD

6:15-7:15 a.m., 5685-HAFS CT Anesthesia Fellow/Faculty Preceptor Seminar

4-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS Executive Team Meeting

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6:30 a.m., SEARLE CENTER Resident Conference Lecture: “Nasty Little Facts That are Useful to Know for Board Exams” - Richard Moon, MD

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4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Pediatric Conference

7:15 a.m., SEARLE CENTER Grand Rounds: “Virtual Environments for Healthcare: Immersion, Disruption, & Flow” - Jeff Taekman, MD 5-6 p.m., Chen Conf. Room Neuroradiology Conference

Upcoming: Resident Graduation Banquet: Saturday, June 12, 2010 | Hope Valley Country Club | Durham, NC ASA Annual Meeting: October 16-20, 2010 | San Diego, CA Annual Alumni Reception: Sunday, October 17, 2010 | San Diego, CA | More information TBA! Annual Departmental Holiday Party: Saturday, December 11, 2010 | 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. More details to come.

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

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THE BACK PAGE Upcoming CME Activities 3rd Annual Emerging Technologies in the OR

June 6-9, 2010 | Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL For more information, email Katherine Siler: siler006@mc.duke.edu.

13th Annual Duke Cardiothoracic Update and TEE Review Course August 5-8, 2010 | Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC For more information, email: dukectupdate@duke.edu.

Mark your calendars for another year of cutting-edge research and updated information designed for medical personnel of all skill levels. NEW FOR THIS YEAR! Critical Care Track!

Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Preceptorship Course

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Merchandise

2010 Dates Available | Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC For more information, email Katherine Siler: siler006@mc.duke.edu. Participants in the Duke Preceptorship will spend three days in the regional block area, operating rooms and on the floor with post surgery patients observing ultrasound guided single shot nerve blocks and catheter techniques in a wide variety of clinical scenarios. They will learn how to set up the block area for maximum efficiency in the OR environment, improve their decision making ability and make choices in the performance of regional anesthesia. A oneon-one discussion with the Duke Faculty member reviewing cases, scanning techniques and the image library as well as covering handout materials will augment the preceptorship experience.

Visiting Preceptorship in Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

For Sale: All leather three piece living room set – includes sofa (87L, 45D, 36H), chair (41L, 45D, 36H) and ottoman (37L, 27D, 20H). Also included are two glass top tables (side table 27 square and coffee table 40 square). (Lamp shown on side table not included.) Asking $1800.00. Contact Leslie Cline at cline003@ mc.duke.edu or Brenda Smith at smith152@ mc.duke.edu.

Entertainment Two 2010 Carolina Panthers Season Tickets for sale: Section 529, Row 20, 13-14 Anyone interested can email me at cheryl.jacobs@duke.edu.

2010 Dates Available | Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC For more information, email Jaime C. Cooke: jca24@notes.duke.edu. Participants in the Duke Intraoperative TEE Preceptorship spend one threeday session in the cardiac operating suites, observing techniques of intraoperative TEE and interpretation of images. Preceptors will participate in active discussions with cardiothoracic anesthesia faculty and fellows, and learn the basic TEE exam. They will also learn how to troubleshoot difficult cases and enhance their decision-making skills in the operating room. Cases will be reviewed with fellows and faculty and images from pathology libraries will be used to augment the preceptorship experience.

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